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Japanese Supply Chain Specialist

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Supply Chain

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Job Description and Qualification:

We are looking for highly motivated Japanese Supply Chain Specialists to join our client to support the Global Marketing Teams. You will be a dynamic and customer-oriented individual with a strong commercial sense, team working skills, as well as experience in an international commodity trading and/or shipping environment. Your main accountability is to manage/ execute sales contracts.

Core Accountabilities

  •  Liaises with customers, team members, service providers and commercial staff as necessary regarding contract execution, loading, coordinates Accounts Receivables/Payables and transportation of materials.
  •  Accurate and timely processing of Marketing requests for all commodities. Core Marketing process including, Billing document creation and cancellation, Laytime creation, Material movement ticketing and analysis updates, Shipping document creation and maintenance, SAP updates to nomination, sales orders, contracts and delivery legs, Interpretation, conversion and capture of sales contracts
  •  Understand the value of key commercial terms and provide advice to as required.
  •  Identify and proposes opportunities to improve tactical delivery of the strategy in contracts and contribute feedback to the Sales Operations/Planning teams.

Experience & Technical Competencies

  •  At least 2 years relevant working experience in either supply chain management, sales distribution, order fulfilment, letter of credit presentation or Finance
  •  Have a basic understanding of international trade, freight, distribution, contract law, incoterms and trade financial instruments like letters of credit
  •  Demonstrate the ability to maintain stakeholder relationships, work with and influence a range of cross functional stakeholders
  •  Possess good communication and negotiation skills, both written and verbal.
  •  Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, SAP or similar ERP supply chain systems
  •  Fluent in Japanese language
  •  Possible travel opportunity
  •  Available schedule - Day shift